India is experiencing its wave of change in football games through the fantasy football of 11Wickets App. The countrymen have yet again started recalling our golden era of 1950-1964; the passion rekindled.
India has a warm history of over 150 years with football. With fantasy premier league games into the scenario, Indian football fans are reconnecting more with the sport.
As the game continues to unite the world and the country, let’s take a look at some of the major Indian football clubs before you start making your fantasy football leagues for the next contest.
Mohun Bagan A.C.
Formed in 1889, it is the oldest surviving club of India, as well as among the oldest clubs of Asia. The club plays in I-league, the first professional league of our country. The Kolkata based club has a streak of winnings in its name. It has won the Federation Cup 14 times, with a total trophy count of over 250, the highest by any Indian club.
East Bengal F.C.
With Kolkata forever claiming its title of ‘The hub of Indian Football’, another name falls in the list. Established in 1920, the East Bengal F.C. plays in the I-league. The first club in India to win the NFL title in a double streak, it has ample conquests in its bag. The club is among the major rivals of Mohun Bagan F.C.
Established in 2013, the club has carved a niche for itself in a short time. Competing in the ISL, it has bagged two titles, even winning one in their debut season. Their most recent feat has been the Super Cup, with two Federation Cups already to their name. The club is considered among the new trendsetters for its professionalism.
Also known as ‘the whites’, the Goa-based club was established in 1968. The club has won five league titles, the highest among Indian clubs. They have won the Rovers Cup four times, defeating Mohun Bagan twice.
Minerva Punjab F.C.
The underdogs in I-league, Minerva Punjab has had an ascend to glory since its formation in 2005. They stand as the current defending champions of the I-league, having defeated Dempo S.C., which is notably the most successful club in the league.
Founded in 1956, Salgaocar FC is a professional football club from Goa. Currently playing in the Goa Professional League, the club has 19 GLC cups, one I-league championship among many to its name.
The current defending champions of Indian Super League, the club was formed in 2014 in the maiden season of ISL. It has since then won the league twice, in 2015, as well as in 2017-18. The club has acquired an impressive fanbase in the recent years.
The club was formed in the Mizoram in the year 1984. Having entered into I-League 2nd Division in January 2012, they went on to win it in the year 2015.
Churchill Brothers F.C.
The Goan sports club was established in 1988, known as Varca Club at that time. It was among the original 12 clubs of National Football League, now transformed into the famous I-league.
Jagatjit Cotton & Textile F.C.
JCT F.C., founded in 1971 in Punjab, is considered to be among the well-faring clubs of recent times. In the past 30 years, it has come out as the first club from outside Kolkata to have claimed the IFA Shield in its name.
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